The temperatures are starting to cool, the air is growing crisp, and the leaves are transitioning into vibrant reds and warm yellows here in the OKC and Tulsa areas. There’s no better time than now to take advantage of the beautiful weather and welcome fall, especially in the charming town of Broken Arrow! Broken Arrow offers an array of options for residents when it comes to seasonal entertainment this time of year, such as local festivals or pumpkin patches. With Broken Arrow’s ideal location, unique activities in neighboring cities like Tulsa, Bixby, and Jenks are only a short drive away. At Homes by Taber, we’re here to help our homeowners fully enjoy the autumn season—so read on to discover some amazing fall activities to partake in near Woodland Trails at Washington Lane!
When you think of autumn, the first things that inevitably come to your mind are pumpkin patches, corn mazes and haunted attractions. Luckily, Broken Arrow and its surrounding areas have an endless array of locations to celebrate these classic fall traditions.
Carmichael’s Pumpkin Patch in the nearby town of Bixby is a must-see, one-stop-shop for all ages! From pumpkin picking and corn mazes to pony rides and parakeet encounters, Carmichael’s is a local staple. Open until October 31st, this massive pumpkin patch has something for everyone to enjoy, plus locally made treats and eats. With a picturesque sunflower field and miles of pumpkins, this pumpkin patch also provides the perfect fall photo backdrop!
As a small family-owned business that quickly grew into the top destination in Tulsa for family fun, Pumpkin Town Farm makes for a perfect day trip! With over 20 farm-fun attractions, delicious fall treats, and unparalleled memories that’ll last a lifetime, this popular pumpkin patch is an essential stop for residents of Broken Arrow. For those who love a good adrenaline rush, the “Insanity Farms” event that happens after dark is known as the best haunted attraction in the Tulsa area. Insanity Farms is a haunted corn maze with a zombie-themed paintball competition taking place every Friday and Saturday evening through October 31.
Whether the kids are eager to pick out the perfect pumpkins, or if you’re ready to experience the thrills and chills that come with the month of October—the Broken Arrow area has you covered.
Although it may be tempting to cozy up inside and enjoy the comfort of your Taber home, you won't want to miss the chance to get out and experience the transformation of lush, green trees into shades of brilliant gold and striking crimson.
Hear the crunch of leaves under your feet and take in the pure beauty of Oklahoma at Ray Harral Nature Park & Center, where you can walk through calming trails amongst soaring trees. The Nature Center on October 20th through the 22nd offers Fantastical Fall Break geared toward kids with a passion for outdoor fun. Kayak down the Arkansas River to Bluff Landing for a serene escape. Lastly, there’s no better time than now to stop by the iconic Haikey Creek Park, where families can create fall memories together with gorgeous foliage as their backdrop.
With undeniable natural beauty, residents of Broken Arrow are surrounded by a plethora of opportunities to get out and enjoy the scenic views in their own town!
With a strong sense of community and a family-oriented atmosphere, residents of Broken Arrow and its surrounding areas are welcomed with open arms to any fall festival or event.
In the heart of Broken Arrow, HomeChurch’s third annual Trunk-or-Treat is open to the entire community. Families and friends are invited to come out in their best Halloween costumes and fill their buckets to the brim with candy and treats. Residents deck out their trunks in fun, crafty Halloween themes, and children of all ages come in groups to stock up on sweets and make new friends. This year’s event takes place on Saturday, October 29th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the season of fall to the max at the Tulsa Trails West Fall Festival , which takes place just outside of Broken Arrow every weekend through October 31. The event boasts seasonal fun with wagon rides, hand-lead horse/pony rides, kids spider climb & bungee jump, an archery range, a roping range, barrel riding, and more! Plus, with trick-or-treating fun and games from October 29th through the 31st—kids of all ages can get the ultimate Halloween experience in the Tulsa area!
As a strong part of the local community, Aspen Park Church in Broken Arrow is welcoming anyone and everyone to this year’s Fall Festival on October 30th from 5 p.m to 7 p.m. Bring your favorite fall dish, indulge in pumpkin and apple cider-flavored treats, and send the kids off to have fun in the massive inflatable and win prizes—the possibilities are nearly endless during this fall tradition!
When the fall season comes around each year, Broken Arrow becomes buzzing with an abundance of family-fun activities and unique experiences—providing just a glimpse of everything this phenomenal town has to offer year-round. Our team of experts knows that the area you reside in is just as important as the home itself, and we’re proud to build in such a thriving, tight-knit town like Broken Arrow. When you choose Homes by Taber, regardless of the season—you’ll always find the perfect events, activities and entertainment right down the road from your dream home.
If you’re interested in learning more about our proudly-overbuilt homes available now in Woodland Trails at Washington Lane in Broken Arrow, or if you want to look at any of our other widely-recognized new home communities with quick move-in homes throughout the Tulsa and OKC areas—don’t hesitate to give us a call at (405) 984-1185 in OKC and (918) 393-4149 in Tulsa, or fill out our online form today.
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